Eustache de la Fosse

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Tassin or Eustache de la Fosse (also spelled Delafosse) (ca. 1451 - 23 April 1523) was a Flemish-speaking sailor and merchant from Tournai, who traveled with Portuguese sailors from Palos to territories of West Africa (1479–80) in what are now Guinea-Bissau, some 12° north latitude. He left a manuscript on his travel dated 1548 at the Valenciennes Library.